Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug

JOHN HUNT & ROBERT ROSKELL (worked from 1865)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug

1880 London

Offered by AC Silver

£895 gbp
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This fine antique sterling silver christening mug has a cylindrical tapering form onto a plain spreading collet style foot.

The body of this Victorian mug is ornamented with a fine and impressive chased decorated grape and vine decoration on a matt background.

The decoration to the body incorporates a vacant shield shaped cartouche.

The upper rim and foot of the mug are encircled with bands of tooled decoration.

The silver mug is fitted with an impressive opposing C shaped handle realistically modelled in the form of a grape vine.

This fine example of antique silverware retains the original gilt interior.

This impressive Victorian mug, crafted by the renowned London silversmiths John Hunt & Robert Roskell, bears the retailers mark ‘Hunt & Roskell, Late Storr & Mortimer’ to the underside.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to rim 11cm/4.3"

Diameter of rim 8.3cm/3.3"

Diameter of foot 6.8cm/2.7"

Height 8.9cm/3.5"

Weight

6.5 troy ounces/203g


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This antique mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: John Hunt & Robert Roskell

Origin: London, England

Date: 1880
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1588 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.90 cm (3.50 inches)
Weight 6.50oz t (202.15g)
Stock Code
A1588
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug made by John Hunt & Robert Roskell; an addition to our range of collectable christening silverware
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.
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